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5 Established Fantasy Worlds That Would Make Great Games

5 Established Fantasy Worlds That Would Make Great Games

5 fantasy worlds from a variety of media have been pulled together to see which settings would make the best games. These settings have been built up outside gaming and could be the perfect settings for new stories or sandboxes. Read which kinds of g...

This is Why Overwatch Feels Bad to Play Right Now

Let's talk about why you may feel bad while playing Overwatch right now. Now, this game can feel incredible at its best. But at its worst, it can send even the serenest of players into fits of rage. From the wonky rewards system to the toxic communit...

5 video games in TV shows that we wish were real

5 Video Games in TV Shows That We Wish Were Real

These 5 games in TV shows offer way more freedom than any real game could. Without the constraints of reality, you never know what your favorite characters might get to play that we never will. But why do all these games have to stay fictional? For y...

Terrible State My Nintendo Super Nintendo World

What the Terrible State of My Nintendo Means for Super Nintendo World

Find out how the under-development of My Nintendo stops Super Nintendo World from reaching its potential. Anyone with eyes can see Super Nintendo World is amazing, but Nintendo’s digital ecosystem is not. And that problem is costing them thousands. A...

Elden Ring Wishlist: 5 Things We Want in FromSoftware's Next Game

Elden Ring Wishlist: 5 Things We Want in FromSoftware’s Next Game

FromSoftware continues to chip away at developing its next game, so we put together a wishlist for Elden Ring. We don't have much information, so whether it is more options for gamers with disabilities or being able to chop Thor's head off, these are...

Cyberpunk 2077 - 5 unmissable side quests

Cyberpunk 2077: 5 Unmissable Side Quests

There are 5 side quests in Cyberpunk 2077 you don't want to miss. I believe that side quests are the bread and butter of Role-playing games. Cyberpunk 2077 has it's fair share of memorable moments, but these five quests made the 100+ hours I spent in...

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Top 10 Super Mario Power-Ups

An essential part of the Super Mario franchise is all the fantastic power-ups. In honor of Mario’s 35th anniversary, we’re counting down the top 10 best power-ups. These items will be ranked based on their creativity and how they’re used in the game....

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The 3 Newest Yakuza Games: What Beginners Need To Know

If you’ve never played the Yakuza series before and are interested in picking up one of the games, here’s a rundown of what you ought to know. In March, Yakuza: Like a Dragon will release on PlayStation 5, and Yakuza 6 on PC. A month later, the spin-...

5 Great Indie Games You’ve Probably Never Played

Discover your next favourite game! This list of 5 incredible indie titles is sure to pique the interest of any keen gamer, so check out these awesome games and see what you think. Maybe you'll decide to give one or two of them a playthrough? With so ...

Stardew Valley Is a Prime Example of How to Treat a Fanbase

Could Stardew Valley's success lie in the treatment its fanbase has received from developer ConcernedApe? Today, let's dive into why Stardew Valley is attracting more players than ever before as the 1.5 update release sees the peak player count reach...

The Ultimate Ubisoft Star Wars Game Wishlist

The Ultimate Ubisoft Star Wars Game Wishlist

As we get excited about the upcoming Ubisoft Star Wars game, we set up a wishlist for what it will be like. It is about time we got an open-world game in the galaxy far, far away, and fans have a long list of boxes to be ticked if they're to be satis...

The 5 Best Pokemon Spin-off Games

The 5 Best Pokémon Spin-off Games

With the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise around the corner, we wanted to highlight the best spin-off games in the series so far. As the most successful media franchise in entertainment, The Pokémon Company is often releasing new titles tha...

7 Best Story Rich Games From Steam’s Feb. 2021 Game Festival

Here are the 7 best story rich games that were tried out during the festival. From ghosts to tea parties, there’s a story here for everyone. Story rich games come in many forms, and February’s Steam game festival featured demos for many of them. Stea...

10 Must-Play Survival Games

10 Must-Play Survival Games

Survival games are beyond popular, so it is a good time to look over some of the must-play titles in the genre. We have everything from realistic hardcore experiences, zombie-filled worlds, and plenty of fish for any player hunting for the right game...

The 5 Coolest-Looking Hero Skins In Star Wars Battlefront II cover

The 5 Coolest-Looking Hero Skins In Star Wars Battlefront II

Which of the coolest hero and villain skins set the Battlefront bar? At one time, Star Wars Battlefront II players had to grind to even buy the possibility of playing as a hero or villain. Now, we have access to the original heroes and those who have...

Rainbow Six: Siege Is Not as Fun as It Used to Be

Ubisoft works tirelessly to keep Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege feeling fresh, but the changes are a mixed bag with some updates long overdue, others downright counterintuitive. With countless updates over the years, it's become a different game alt...

Video Games and Patents: A Worrying Trend?

Video Games and Patents: A Worrying Trend?

Let's discuss whether patenting video game mechanics could be bad for development, and gaming as a whole. It could become a big issue in game development. With how greedy some developers and publishers can be, what's to stop them from snapping up all...

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Why Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Introduction Is One of the Best Ever

What makes Assassin's Creed Valhalla’s introduction so special? Entering the game as a young Eivor, you will be met with distinctly human interactions, especially those warm ones between a loving father and his child. Conflict interrupts this warmth,...

Our Wish List for the New EA Sports College Football Game

Our Wish List for the New EA Sports College Football Game

After the big news on Tuesday, we should dig a little deeper and come up with a wish list for the new EA Sports College Football game. Let's briefly discuss what the news means, what has been revealed so far, and some of the things we hope that the g...

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If You Loved Greedfall, Try These 3 Games Like It

With Playstation Plus subscribers likely finishing up their adventures in Teer Fradee, here are some other games like Greedfall. If the sleeper RPG success by French developer Spiders has left you wanting more, these are your next favorites.   I...

8 Relaxing Games to Revisit in 2021

Looking to unwind? These 8 relaxing games are perfect for those times when you just need to chill out and get away from it all. 2020 may finally be behind us, but finding time to escape will be as important as ever if the start of 2021 is anything to...

VR in the Next Generation: Why It's Set To Take Off

VR in the Next Generation: Why It’s Set To Take Off

VR is ready to launch into mainstream success. But why? Many people doubt the validity of Virtual Reality, believing that it is a mere fad that will soon fall. Rest assured, VR is no gimmick. Strap yourselves in, VR is coming quicker than you expect....

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Is Review Bombing as Bad as It Seems?

Review bombing generally has a negative reputation, but this argument might show you that review bombing can be more than just gamer entitlement. It also works as an effective platform to communicate with others as well as the developers themselves. ...

Is EA’s Conor McGregor Legacy Model Better Than the Original? (And Other Legacy Contenders)

Does EA UFC 4’s throwback avatar to McGregor’s original victory in 2014 impress, and which other UFC fighters might deserve Legacy treatment? In the aftermath of UFC 257, where Conor McGregor lost a UFC rematch against Dustin Poirier, these questions...

Top 5 Most Promising New Game Franchises Arriving in 2021

Top 5 Most Promising New Game IPs Arriving in 2021

Plenty of promising new game IPs are slated to launch this year. From aesthetically unique titles like Kena: Bridge of Spirits to bizarre supernatural adventures like GhostWire Tokyo, it seems there's something in store for everyone.

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Top 5 February 2021 Gaming Anniversaries

Contrary to what some might believe, February has always been a popular month for video game releases. From Pocket Monsters Red and Green to Stardew Valley and more, let's take a look at some of the February 2021 gaming anniversaries worth acknowledg...

The Current State of Star Wars: Old Republic, KOTOR Canon

With more diverse Star Wars games on the way, what is the current state of canon when it comes to the Old Republic era and games like Knights of the Old Republic? Now that Lucasfilm Games has been revived, rumors abound of a possible remake of the 20...

11 Video Games With the Most Satisfying Violence

11 Video Games With the Most Satisfying Violence

Video games and violence have had a relationship for years, so let's celebrate our sadistic hobby. This list will go over the most satisfying games, whether it is slicing and dicing as a knight or ripping and tearing through demons as the iconic Doom...

12 Games in 12 Months: January Edition

Tired of your ever-growing backlog? Come read and join a valiant effort to complete 12 games in 12 months! Each month will be heralded with the completion of yet another game and the nomination of a new one to play, so come partake and read my ailing...

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